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Risk Assessment

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Definition of 'Risk Assessment'


Definition: Risk assessment, also called underwriting, is the methodology used by insurers for evaluating and assessing the risks associated with an insurance policy. The same helps in calculation of the correct premium for an insured.

Description: There are different kinds of risks associated with insurance like changes in mortality rates, morbidity rates, catastrophic risk, etc. This assessment is implemented through various techniques like: simulation, parametric, stress testing, deterministic, benchmarking, stochastic models, etc.



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